editing, bowdlerization, news blackout, governmental control, restriction, restraint, censoring, security blackout, controlling the press, forbidding, suppression, security review, bleeping, licensing, thought control
concealment (part of speech: noun)
obliteration (part of speech: noun)
- Of course it led to a general quarrel; for every pastor in the town wished to have the censorship of the list of lecturers. - "The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays", James Russell Lowell.
- For nearly 300 years the rude censorship of fire was applied to literature in England, beginning naturally in that fierce religious war we call the Reformation, which practically constitutes the history of England for some two centuries. - "Books Condemned to be Burnt", James Anson Farrer.
- They cannot really be said to suffer from censorship, or secrecy, the high cost or the difficulty of communication. - "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.